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On Saturday 27th October, grassroots campaigners from the ‘Best for Doncaster’ group will hold a Brexitometer event in Doncaster town centre. The event will take place between 11am and 1pm on Market Place, outside Primark.
The campaigners will ask local residents – regardless whether they voted leave, remain, or couldn’t/didn’t vote in the 2016 referendum – how they feel Brexit is going. This will be the third Brexitometer event held by the group, having previously held one in Doncaster in July and Stainforth in September.
The event will also happen hot on the heels of the ‘People’s Vote March for the Future’, which took place in London on 20th October. This was the UK’s second largest protest this century and saw some 700,000 people attend, including a number of members of ‘Best for Doncaster’, along with members of groups from the wider Yorkshire region. Over a million combined signatures supporting a People’s Vote giving the public the final say on any Brexit deal have been gathered by the ‘People’s Vote’ campaign group and ‘The Independent’. Those wishing to sign one or both petitions can do so at these links:
“As the lies and false promises of the leave campaign are being exposed on an almost daily basis, it is becoming increasingly obvious that the national mood has changed on Brexit” says ‘Best for Doncaster Chair Frederika Roberts. “We are seeing this reflected in our Doncaster Brexitometers (which have shown similar results in towns and cities up and down the country) and the number of people who attended the People’s Vote march, especially those travelling from high leave-voting areas such as Doncaster, Hull and Sunderland.”
Doncaster MPs Caroline Flint, Ed Miliband and Rosie Winterton have been sent e-mail invitations to attend the Brexitometer event on Saturday.